35 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Art and design

Working pattern

Term time: 35 hours per week, Term Time only, Monday to Friday 8:30-16:30 (with 1-hour lunch break unpaid)

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade R3 Scale point 13 – Grade R4 Scale point 21 FTE: £26,311.00 - £29,004.00 Actual: £21,904.25 - £24,146.21 (depending on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a highly motivated and creative individual who will:

  • Support the Teachers in the Art and Design & Technology Departments.
  • Support Pupils
  • Contribute with Assessment, Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Administration and Management of Resources
  • Preparation of materials and equipment for classroom lessons.
  • Maintain the equipment and services in good order.

The successful candidate will be required to support all pupils in their planned work, both in small group situations and individually, clarifying and explaining instructions as required to enable them to complete the work to their full ability.

You must be able to convey the subject to pupils and students and support to ensure the best possible progress. The successful candidate will have a commitment to developing outstanding practice and a passion for making a difference to the education and lives of our young people by motivating and inspiring our pupils and students to be the best that they can be while building positive and supportive relationships

What the school offers its staff

St Dominic’s School is a well-known and highly regarded special school in Surrey and stands in 56 acres of wooded grounds with ample space for recreational activities. The school caters for up to 150 pupils and Sixth Form students between the ages of 7 – 19, who have a range of academic abilities and complex needs. It is owned and run by Orchard Hill College Academy Trust.

We offer access to an extensive range of GCSE subjects pitched at individual students’ levels. Within the Sixth Form, students are able to access external college placements as part of their personalised holistic education and therapy provision.

The School has an in-house team of qualified therapists offering Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Sensory Integration. The range of therapeutic support available to pupils and students enables them to access the curriculum at an appropriate level, maximising each individual’s potential for achievement. Additionally, there are purpose-built medical facilities where nursing cover is provided on a daily basis by qualified staff.

The School has achieved Advanced Autism Accreditation, the prestigious Arts Council ‘Artsmark’ Silver Award and holds the National Healthy Schools status.

Benefits include: Free car parking, lunch provided on site, and Employee Assistance Programme.

St Dominic’s School is part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust, an established family of specialist academies and college centres that provide for over 1500 pupils and students with a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit https://www.ohcat.org/work-for-us/


Commitment to safeguarding

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About St Dominic's School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 19
School size
157 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 19

St Dominic’s School is a special academy in Surrey and provides outstanding education for pupils and students aged 7-19 typically with a primary diagnosis of Speech Language & Communication Needs and/or Autistic Spectrum Condition. The school is located in Hambledon, close to Witley, Milford, Guildford and Godalming.
We are part of Orchard Hill College & Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a specialist Trust with 12 Academies and seven College Centres across London, Surrey and Sussex.
At St Dominic’s we believe passionately in a multi-disciplinary, ‘needs led’ approach to meeting each child’s and young person’s needs, resulting in carefully managed groupings, including specialist intervention work from our in house therapeutic team.
The school works closely in partnership with families, referring authorities and external agencies to coordinate the best possible education, care, guidance and support for its pupils and students.

Arranging a visit to St Dominic's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk.

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